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CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health and Library System Offer FREE “Brush Twice-A-Day Challenge” for Lancaster Families

August 20, 2018

    CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health and Library System of Lancaster County Offer FREE “Brush Twice-A-Day Challenge” for Lancaster Families “Ready, Set, Brush!” improves oral health habits Lancaster County youth LANCASTER, PA – CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health and the Library System of Lancaster County are proud to present the third-annual Brush Twice-A-Day Challenge,…

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Columbia Public Library to welcome Pennsylvania Secretary of Education at its Dedication Ceremony

August 8, 2018

Columbia Public Library officials are pleased to announce that the Dedication Ceremony of the newly renovated Library is scheduled for Sunday, August 12, at 2:00 p.m. at the library location on 24 South Sixth Street, Columbia, PA 17512. The Dedication Ceremony culminates the combined efforts of library board members, the capital campaign committee, library staff…

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Pequea Valley Public Library names new director!

August 2, 2018

The Pequea Valley Public Library’s Board of Directors was pleased to name Catherine O’Sullivan as the new Library Director of the Pequea Valley Public Library. When Margie Perella, Director of the Library announced her retirement after serving as Library Director for the past 27 years, she didn’t have to look very far for her replacement….

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National Summer Learning Day…help prevent Summer Slide!

July 3, 2018

Nation’s Libraries and Children’s Museums Unite to Celebrate National Summer Learning Day on July 12! Celebration Kicks off by Ringing the Closing Bell at the NYSE and Includes National Read Aloud of Award-Winning Book, Trombone Shorty Goodbye homework, pop quizzes and science projects! Hellooo summer – a time when millions of students kick back, chill…

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4th Annual “Hit the Links for the Library” Golf Tournament to Benefit the Adamstown Area Library

July 2, 2018

Manor Golf Club will host the 4th Annual “Hit the Links for the Library” Golf Tournament on Saturday August 25th to benefit the Adamstown Area Library. Registration for the 4-person scramble begins at 12:30 and the event starts at 1:30 pm. The registration fee of $80 per person includes golf & cart, driving range, greens…

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Public Libraries receive Music for Everyone Grant to enhance library programs for youth!

June 28, 2018

The Library System on behalf of public libraries throughout Lancaster County was awarded a grant from Music for Everyone Foundation in the amount of $1,216.00 that will be used to support the acquisition of percussion instruments to enhance library programs.  The musical instrument collection is available to all public youth librarians, Be Ready Rover program…

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Columbia Public Library to showcase local craftsman’s custom work at Dedication Ceremony!

June 27, 2018

When officials of the Columbia Public Library launched the renovation and new addition of the library, they anticipated that the completed project would be a real treasure for the community. With the upcoming grand opening of the new library, their anticipation will be met with a great source of community pride. The grand opening of…

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Visiting Author to share Italian Culture!

June 7, 2018

  Visiting Author to share Italian Culture! Must-see program if you have a romance with Italy or are planning a trip there! The Lancaster Italian Cultural Society is pleased to host writer and avid traveler, Robert James Connors, author of Romancing Through Italy at the Manheim Township Public Library, 595 Granite Run Road, Lancaster, PA 17601…

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Newcomers and Neighbors of Lancaster Club raises $1,250.00 for Public Libraries!

June 6, 2018

Members of the Board of Newcomers and Neighbors of Lancaster County present, as part of their community service project, a check for $1,250 to Renee Christiansen, the Youth Services Manager of the Library Service of Lancaster County, for the Local Public Libraries of Lancaster County to purchase new children’s books.  Pictured from left to right…

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Public Libraries to host an array of exciting Summer Reading events!

May 31, 2018

Public Libraries of Lancaster County and the Bookmobile will be presenting this year’s Summer Reading Program that starts on June 2 and will run until August 11, 2018.  Youth may join anytime during this time period.  Readers of all ages are invited to read all things related to this year’s theme as local public libraries…

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